Double Exposure - mandela

YEAR: 2014
DIMENSIONS: 60x48 inches
MEDIUM: 4,500+ Pushpins + Oil on Canvas

In the background is the sunset falling on Robben Island in South Africa where Nelson "Madiba" Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years.  In the forefront is the portrait of the the first Black President of South Africa. 

The juxtaposition of oppression and power in this the double exposure is the theme.